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  • The Mckeown Family

  • When we found out we were moving to Hawaii I was excited for all of the obvious reasons.  I immediately began daydreaming about beach days and lush forest hikes.  Now that we've been here for a few months, I can gladly report that the island has not failed my imagination, but has far exceeded it! One surprising real [...]
  • The Snethen Family

  • Joy.   Every family I meet and every person I photograph holds a special place in my heart.  It is an honor to capture such sweet moments in time, and it is a privilege I do not take for granted. This precious couple blew me away with the sincerity and depth of their joy.  Let's be real people: photoshoots aren't a [...]
  • That Kind of Photographer

  • We have been in Hawaii for over two months now.  In some ways it feels like we've been here forever, and in others it seems like it was just yesterday that we were oohhhing and ahhhing the entire ride from the airport to the hotel...  As we have settled into a new life here, I have also found myself settling into some [...]
  • When Rejection Stings

  • A few weeks ago I submitted to an online organization to be considered for their "pro" status.  I did it on a complete whim of courage, confidence and crazy.  I've been waiting super patiently (definitely not) to hear back, and this morning I finally got the email. "Dear Erin, Unfortunately we are declining your sub [...]
  • The Post I Couldn't Write

  • Although this blog is new, blogging in general isn't a new thing for me.  I started writing and posting 7 years ago when my husband and I were in our little church in Northern Wisconsin.  Writing was (and is) an incredibly therapeutic thing for me...  There's just something relieving about getting all of my thoughts ou [...]
  • We Can All Be Awesome

  • A few weeks ago I returned from a lovely vacation at my parent’s house in Colorado. Some of my favorite things about being there are slow mornings, coffee, and long chats in the kitchen with my mom. One particular morning she was telling me about a horse show she was at recently. There was a group of more seasoned ladi [...]